From YouTube, produced by Free Range Studios
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary with playful chalkboard diagrams and an animated presenter. This first chapter gives an overview of the "Materials Economy: A system in crisis". Annie Leonard explains the overview of the five part cycle of materials: Extraction, Production, Distribution, Consumption, and Disposal. Chapters 2-6 explain each of these parts and Chapter 7 is a summary. Run time 02:37 Be advised that the presenter makes several critical comments about government, including our own. Innuendos are made regarding the government spending too much money on the military and taking care of corporatons needs above average Americans.